The second group of Brunei Darussalam's intending Haj pilgrims is now in Madinah Al-Munawarah. Flight BI 4203 carrying 254 intending Haj pilgrims departed from Brunei International Airport last night.

Present at the Brunei International Airport to bid farewell to the intending pilgrims were Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs and wife; and Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Haji Md Isham Bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health and wife. Also present were Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs; Dato Seri Paduka Awang Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman, Deputy Minister of Finance; Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohd Jammy bin Haji Muhd Shah Al-Islam, Commissioner of Police; Hussain Mohammed Da'jaani, Charge d'Affaires at the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia to Brunei Darussalam; Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs; Awang Haji Abdul Manap bin Othman, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Awang Haji Azhar bin Haji Ahmad, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Communications. To bless their journey, a Doa Selamat was read by Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Khatib Dato Paduka Haji Emran bin Haji Kunchang.

Source: Radio Television Brunei